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All the fascination of King Solomon's Mines seems to be behind those great mountains and this I may add is a bit of advance work for mother, an entering wedge to my disappearing from sight for years and years in the Congo.
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Anything as good and true as that moral cannot be new at this late date.
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Anyway, I am a faker and I don't care, and I proved it today by being photographed on a camel in front of the Pyramids, and if that wasn't impertinence I do not know its name.
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As soon as I landed at Malta I found that though I could go to Tunis I could not go away without being quarantined for ten days and if I remained in Malta I must stay a week.
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As soon as she gets her divorce one of us is going to marry her. We don't know which. She is about as beautiful a woman as I ever saw, and very witty and well-informed, but it would cost a good deal to keep her in diamonds.
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Brisbane says I will get $50 about the first of October, which is plenty and enough for a young man who intends to be good to his folks.
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Creede is built of new pine boards and lies between two immense mountains covered with pines and snow.
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I am now in Gibraltar. It is a large place and there does not seem to be room in this letter, in which to express my feelings about Moors in bare legs and six thousand Red-coats and to hear Englishmen speak again.
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I am only going to make a little reputation and to learn enough of the business to enable me to live at home in the centre of the universe with you.
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I have bought two long guns and three pistols three feet long and a Moorish costume for afternoon teas. I shall look fine.
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I have just come from a couple of raids, where we had a very lively time, and some of them had to pull their guns. I found it necessary to punch a few sports myself.
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I knew more about Texas than the Texans and when they told me I would find summer here I smiled knowingly.
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I went out to the Derby on Wednesday and think it is the most interesting thing I ever saw over here.
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I went to Fort Reno from Oklahoma City where they drove me crazy almost with town lots and lot sites and homestead holdings.
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I went up to see Hopper the other night, which was the first time in three months that I have been back of a theater, and it was like going home.
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I wish I was not such a very bad hand at languages. That is one thing I cannot do, that and ride.
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In the first place Egypt had settled down to her sluggish Nile like calm and cholera had quarantined the ship I wanted to take to Algiers, shutting off Algiers and what was more important Tunis.
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It has pleased and interested me to see how I could get along under difficult circumstances and with so much discomfort but as I say I was not sent out here to improve my temper or my health or to make me more content with my good things in the East.
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Morocco as it is is a very fine place spoiled by civilization.
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Of all the lovely men I ever saw Dr. Bartol is the one. He lives in a great, many roomed with as many gables, house.
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Of course, the idea of a six months' holiday is enough to make anyone laugh at anything, but I find that besides that I was a good deal harassed and run down, and I am glad to cut off from everything and start fresh. I feel miserably selfish about it all the time.
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Portugal is a high hill with a white watch tower on it flying signal flags. It is apparently inhabited by one man who lives in a long row of yellow houses with red roofs, and populated by sheep who do grand acts of balancing on the side of the hill.
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The more I thought of the McClure offer the less I thought of it. So I told him last night I was satisfied where I was, and that the $75 he offered me was no inducement.
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The old sergeant from headquarters treats me like a son and takes the greatest pride in whatever I do or write. He regularly assigns me now to certain doors, and I always obey orders like the little gentleman that I am.
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There's not enough men here to haze me, but there's enough to thrash me, and I'd rather be thrashed than hazed.
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They wouldn't let me take my gun into Gibraltar. They know my reputation for war.
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To-night I am going to take a party to the headquarters of the fire department, where I have a cinch on the captain, a very nice fellow, who is unusually grateful for something I wrote about him and his men. They are going to do the Still Alarm act for me.
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Wednesday a junior came to me, and told me I was to be hazed as I left the Opera House Friday night.
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You see, I'd not a very good place here; the fellows looked on me as a sort of special object of ridicule, on account of the hat and cane, walk, and so on, though I thought I'd got over that by this time.
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